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NINTH fire at ​Gentleshaw Common in three weeks – double ‘arson’…

24 Apr 17

FIREFIGHTERS extinguished the NINTH fire in three weeks at a nature reserve near Burntwood on Monday (April 24).

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call at 1.48pm of grass ablaze at Gentleshaw Common off Chorley Road. One crew from Chase Terrace attended and, on arrival, found an area of grass 10 metres by 10 metres well alight, a spokesman told the Mercury. The crew extinguished the blaze but then discovered ANOTHER fire…


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